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Schreiber-Barsch, Silke; Mauch, Werner – International Review of Education, 2019
This article explores the potential of adult learning and education, its pivotal role in addressing social transformation and promoting global-local partnerships, and its relationship to the issue of sustainability. The authors' conceptual setting helps to reveal the closely connected yet contested and always power-related perspectives of adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, World Problems, Social Change, Sustainable Development
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Elfert, Maren – International Review of Education, 2019
This article, which draws on a review of primary and secondary literature, examines the role of a human rights-based approach to adult learning and education (ALE) in the context of the global Education 2030 agenda, which is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) launched in 2015 by the United Nations. Whereas the Millennium…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Civil Rights, International Organizations
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Hanemann, Ulrike – International Review of Education, 2019
Among the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the fourth one is about ensuring "inclusive and equitable quality education" and promoting "lifelong learning opportunities for all". This goal (SDG 4) is subdivided into 10 targets, the sixth of which concerns youth and adult literacy and numeracy. This article…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy
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Zyngier, David – International Review of Education, 2017
Educational research often portrays culturally, linguistically and economically disenfranchised (CLED) children's disengagement from school learning as individual behaviour, ignoring the contribution of race, gender, socio-cultural, ethnic and social class factors. This paper analyses a specific community engagement programme in Australia which…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Informal Education, Equal Education, Social Justice
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Peercy, Chavanne; Svenson, Nanette – International Review of Education, 2016
As developing countries continue to battle poverty despite strong economic growth, understanding the relationship between equity and human development becomes increasingly important. In this context, equity is not equivalent to equality for any specific outcome such as health status, education or income. It is an objective ideal whereby people's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Individual Development, Equal Education
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Biraimah, Karen L. – International Review of Education, 2016
Namibia has one of the most dehumanising and destructive colonial pasts of any nation in Africa, or, for that matter, the world. Before colonisation, the area now known as Namibia was home to diverse cultural groups. The successive colonial regimes of Germany and South Africa inflicted genocide, brutality and apartheid on the region. Namibia…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Role, African Culture
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Salmi, Jamil; Bassett, Roberta Malee – International Review of Education, 2014
While the share of the tertiary education age cohort (19-25) which is being given the opportunity to study has increased worldwide over the past two decades, this does not in fact translate into reduced inequality. For many young people, especially in the developing world, major obstacles such as disparities in terms of gender, minority population…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Equal Education, Access to Education, Developing Nations
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Guo, Shibao – International Review of Education, 2014
This paper revisits and revisions Education for All (EFA) in the age of global migration with the aim of developing more inclusive approaches towards social justice and equity in education. Drawing on cases of internal and international migration in China and Canada, this paper compares and contrasts policies and practices in the education of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Migration, Lifelong Learning, Global Approach
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van de Werfhorst, Herman G. – International Review of Education, 2014
Changing labour markets, increased calls for selection and excellence, and increased diversity and individualisation have repercussions on how educational systems can prepare youth for work, optimise knowledge production, achieve equality of opportunity, and socialise students into active civic engagement. This paper discusses four central tasks…
Descriptors: Social Change, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
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Tuckett, Alan – International Review of Education, 2013
This paper begins by reviewing the progress which has been made over the past decade in the aim to reach targets such as Education for All and other Millennium Development Goals, especially as far as adult education and gender equality are concerned. While there have been achievements in some countries, universal primary education is not even…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Sex Fairness, Equal Education
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Yuki, Takako; Mizuno, Keiko; Ogawa, Keiichi; Mihoko, Sakai – International Review of Education, 2013
Many girls are not sent to school in Yemen, despite basic education being free as well as compulsory for all children aged 6-15. Aiming to improve girls' enrollment by increasing parental and community involvement, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) offered a technical cooperation project in June 2005 called Broadening Regional…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Education, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Yusif, Hadrat; Yussof, Ishak; Osman, Zulkifly – International Review of Education, 2013
Public universities in Ghana are highly subsidised by the central government and account for about 80 per cent of university students in the country. Yet issues of fairness in terms of entry into the public university system have so far hardly been addressed. To find out whether participation in public university education is equitable, the…
Descriptors: College Admission, Public Colleges, Equal Education, High School Students
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St. Clair, Ralf – International Review of Education, 2012
The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), an initiative of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), was carried out in the early to mid-1990s across more than 20 countries. It was followed in the early years of the 21st century by the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) survey and the Programme for the International…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Adult Literacy, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn; Bernhardt, Anna – International Review of Education, 2011
This article gives an overview of the development of gender equality and women's participation in adult learning and education in the history of the International Conferences on Adult Education (CONFINTEA). Though the equality of rights was highlighted throughout the various conferences, the first Global Report on Adult Learning and Education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Equal Education, Sex Fairness, Womens Education
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Nyati-Saleshando, Lydia – International Review of Education, 2011
Multicultural education respects cultural differences and affirms pluralism which students, their communities and teachers bring to the learning process. It is founded on the belief that a school curriculum which promotes the ideals of freedom, justice, equality, equity and human dignity is most likely to result in high academic achievement and…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Official Languages, Academic Achievement, Educational Quality
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